Position
Individual Medley/freestyle
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Coppell, Texas
Previous School
Tulane
High School
Coppell HS

2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Competed in long distance freestyle, individual medley and butterfly events after transferring from Tulane in 2006 … Led the Lady Tigers in the 400-yard IM and ranked second in the 200 butterfly as a sophomore … Also LSU’s highest finisher in both events at the 2007 SEC Championships … Held the team’s third-fastest times in the 400 IM and 200 fly in 2007-08.

SENIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Contributed to the team in butterfly, breaststroke and individual medley races … Competed in every dual meet, the Art Adamson Invitational and the SEC Championships … Placed 23rd overall in the 400 IM at SEC’s with a personal best of 4:29.10 … Also swam a time of 2:07.34 in the 200 IM at the conference meet … Recorded her season best in the 200 butterfly at Texas A&M’s Art Adamson Invitational with a mark of 2:07.30 … Part of a 1-2-3 LSU finish in the 400 IM on Senior Day against Delta State … Also captured runner-up honors in the 500 freestyle versus the Statesmen … Finished fourth in the 200 fly in a victory over Kentucky (2:07.71). 

JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Versatile performer who contributed in many individual races … Set new personal-bests in four events … Competed in every dual meet, the Georgia Tech Invitational and the SEC Championships … Swam career-best times in the 400 IM (4:30.03) and the 500 free (5:07.37) at the SEC’s … Registered a victory in the 200 fly in a dual-meet win over Delta State … Placed sixth in the 1000 free with a personal best of 10:30.14 against Georgia … Finished 16th in the 400 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Recorded a career-best clocking of 2:06.54 in the 200 fly at No. 20 Florida State … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Excellent all-around swimmer who claimed LSU’s fastest time of the season in the 400 individual medley while also posting team top-three marks in the 200 butterfly, 500 freestyle and 1000 freestyle … Saw action in every dual meet and two days of competition at the SEC Championships … Was the Lady Tigers’ highest finisher in the 400 IM and 200 fly at SEC’s … Placed 20th in the 400 IM (4:34.94) and 22nd in the 200 fly (2:10.79) … Recorded LSU’s third-best times of the season in the 500 and 1000 free versus Alabama with marks of 5:12.04 and 10:33.59, respectively … Received her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06 AT TULANE)
Contributed in freestyle and individual medley events as a freshman and competed at the Conference USA Championships … One of three swimmers to transfer to LSU from Tulane … Had a career-best time in the 400 IM at the C-USA Championships (4:33.99), placing eighth overall … Helped win the 200 free relay versus Houston on Jan. 28 … Posted the fifth-best time in school history in the 1650 free (17:46.96) at the Texas A&M Invitational.

PRIOR TO COLLEGE
Two-year letterwinner as a freshman and sophomore at Coppell High School … 2002-03 Team MVP … 2004 USA Swimming Regional Distance Camp participant … Was a high school regional finalist in the 100 back in 2003 … Member of school record 400 free relay team … Club swimmer at Lakeside Aquatic Club … Coached in high school by Matt Rowe … Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 11, 1987 in Carrollton, Texas … Parents are Michael and Margaret Herubin … Has two sisters, Stephanie and Danielle and two brothers, John and Andrew … Majoring in microbiology.

CHRISTINA’S TOP TIMES
500 freestyle   5:07.37  2008 SEC Championships
1000 freestyle   10:30.14 2007 vs. Georgia
1650 freestyle  17:46.96 2005 Art Adamson Invitational
200 butterfly   2:06.54  2008 at Florida State
400 individual medley  4:29.10  2009 SEC Championships

 

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